Washington, District of Columbia
Airbnb Data and Analytics - May 2017

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Washington, District of Columbia
6,285 active rentals
May '15 - Apr '17
USD $129.95
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May '15 - Apr '17

16th Street Heights
96 active rentals
Adams Morgan
265 active rentals
Barney Circle
98 active rentals
142 active rentals
70 active rentals
Capitol Hill
647 active rentals
Chevy Chase
46 active rentals
Cleveland Park
64 active rentals
Columbia Heights
353 active rentals
Downtown Penn Quarter
189 active rentals
Dupont Circle
267 active rentals
142 active rentals
Foggy Bottom
222 active rentals
153 active rentals
Glover Park
60 active rentals
Judiciary Square
115 active rentals
81 active rentals
Kingman Park
108 active rentals
LeDroit Park
73 active rentals
Logan Circle
330 active rentals
Manor Park
58 active rentals
Mount Pleasant
130 active rentals
Mount Vernon Square
96 active rentals
Navy Yard
41 active rentals
Near Northeast H Street Corridor
344 active rentals
34 active rentals
Park View
93 active rentals
170 active rentals
331 active rentals
Southwest Waterfront
145 active rentals
106 active rentals
U Street Corridor
307 active rentals
Woodley Park
52 active rentals
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Airbnb Rental Activity

Months Available for Rent
Months Rented

Airbnb Occupancy

Occupancy Rate by Percentile
Entire place listings with at least 1 booking in the month
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Airbnb Prices

Average ADR by Listing Type
Studio/Number of bedrooms indicates Entire place room type (USD)
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Airbnb Revenue

Revenue by Room Type
Of listings rented at least 30 days over last 12 months
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Airbnb Seasonal Demand (RevPAR)

Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR)
Entire place listings (USD)
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Best Airbnb Rentals in Washington

Listing Title Room Type Rooms Airdna Score
1 Brand new english basement Entire Place 1 100
2 Sweet Basement Apt in Petworth Entire Place 1 99
3 Private Central DC Townhouse Entire Place 1 93
4 Capitol Hill/ US Senate/US Capitol Entire Place 1 93
5 Private Suite/New Home/10 mins to Metro Private room 1 93
6 Deluxe Georgetown Suite! Sleeps 4 on P Street Entire Place 1 93
7 Private Bedroom with Shared Bath Private room 1 93
8 Cozy Downtown Studio w/ Rooftop Entire Place 1 93
9 HUGE In-law Suite Entire Place 1 93

Airbnb Research on Washington, District of Columbia

Home to national memorials, government offices, and much more, Washington DC has continued to grow culturally and economically. Together, this has attracted young professionals as well as tourists who arrive with hopes to experience this evolving district.

With this growth, those within the city limits have benefited, specifically Airbnb hosts. With thousands of active listings, occupancy rates remain above average compared to other cities through the US. The summer boasts the highest levels of occupancy, as does the spring when the Cherry Blossoms bloom and the weather warms. Occupancy rates during these seasons average around 70%, 20% higher than rates during the winter months. Thus, RevPAR (revenue per available room) is highest from April to August, then, when the humidity and temperatures begin to cool, RevPAR recovers again in September. The majority, nearly 70%, of active Airbnb listings are “entire places” while the other 30% are considered “private rooms”. The available apartments for rent outnumber the supply of houses for rent by roughly double, which is not uncommon amongst urban areas throughout the US.

Washington DC and Airbnb have had a strong relationship since the start, and continue to work through legislation to keep Airbnb legal and protect hosts. A registration and permit are required for all hosts, and further, as of February 2015, the city has imposed a 14.5% “Transient Lodging Tax” to all registered Airbnb hosts. This tax is added to the totally amount paid by guests on visits less than 91 days. Similar to other cities, DC has had a difficult time identifying and penalizing hosts who do not abide by city regulation. However, Airbnb and the city continue to work together to create a constructive relationship so the city, and its Airbnb hosts, can reap the benefits of its visitors.